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What Is the Ideal Burn Rate for a Growing Company?
4Sep
What Is the Ideal Burn Rate for a Growing Company?
Is your business bleeding money? Learn how to calculate burn rate and find what the right burn rate is for your company.
What Investors Really Want to See for a Series A Funding Round
16Mar
What Investors Really Want to See for a Series A Funding Round
As someone who spends all day, every day, listening to entrepreneurs share the challenges they face, I’ve learned a few things: Every business may be unique, but business owners have a lot in common.
19 of the Best Tax Filing Resources for Startups & Small Businesses
21Dec
19 of the Best Tax Filing Resources for Startups & Small Businesses
Like most of today’s business owners, you probably don’t spend a lot of time sifting through the IRS’s website for tax-saving tips.
Making Partial Payments with inDinero Bill Pay
15Dec
Making Partial Payments with inDinero Bill Pay
I don’t know about you, but I’ve always found that watching the money coming into my bank account is much more fun than paying it out. While we haven’t found the secret sauce to not spending money—expenses are a fact of life—we have built a software and service that lets you pay bills effortlessly, and the new Partial Bill Payment feature adds a much-needed level of flexibility to that process.
A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Tax Deductions
20Jul
A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Tax Deductions
Whether on an individual level or as a business owner, every living, breathing citizen or resident of the United States of America has some familiarity with federal and state taxes. The mission of the Internal Revenue Service is to "provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
92 Tax Deductions Every Small Business Should Know About
5Dec
92 Tax Deductions Every Small Business Should Know About
The IRS isn’t known for cutting to the chase. If you’ve ever dug through IRS.gov looking for an answer to your question, you likely came away with much more information than you could ever want.
How First-Year Startups Can Build a Useful Business Budget
20Jul
How First-Year Startups Can Build a Useful Business Budget
Even before launch day one thing is certain: It costs money to start and run a business. We all intuitively know this to be true because we know that simply existing in the world (as a business or individual) comes with expenses.
Filing Taxes in 2017: Every Date You Need For 2016 Business Taxes
28Apr
Filing Taxes in 2017: Every Date You Need For 2016 Business Taxes
In the world of business taxes, there are three pricey tax penalties businesses can avoid, and—as is true with so many of your tax responsibilities—they all come down to one thing: paying your taxes on time
How to Create Business Reports Your Investors Will Actually Use
4Feb
How to Create Business Reports Your Investors Will Actually Use
When you think about the end of the month, what keeps you awake each night? If you say your investor board meeting, you’re in good company! The best way to ensure you’re in good shape when the date for that meeting gets closer is to package the information you want to discuss in the best way possible well in advance.
Top 7 Accounting Terms & Equations for Running a Business
20Oct
Top 7 Accounting Terms & Equations for Running a Business
Math may or may not have been your favorite class in school, but when it comes to running a company, ignoring the numbers is one of the greatest fatal flaws a business can make (individuals too, for that matter).
How to Choose Your Small Business Entity
20Oct
How to Choose Your Small Business Entity
The entrepreneurs I talk to are, without exception, smart, motivated, energetic people. They are full of ideas for life-changing products and services and plans for the future.
7 Accounting Tips for New Small Businesses
7Oct
7 Accounting Tips for New Small Businesses
Last year, my friend started the business of her dreams
7 Ways GAAP Accounting Benefits Your Small Business
18Sep
7 Ways GAAP Accounting Benefits Your Small Business
If the phrase “Mind the GAAP” makes you think of the London Underground, you’re probably a business owner and not an accounting professional who enjoys a good pun.
When the Cash Method Is Right for Your Small Business Accounting
9Sep
When the Cash Method Is Right for Your Small Business Accounting
In a recent post I covered the reasons small business owners should consider choosing accrual/GAAP over cash accounting.
5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Choose GAAP Accounting Over Cash
28Aug
5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Choose GAAP Accounting Over Cash
There are two methods for keeping track of your income and expenses: cash and accrual accounting. Choosing your accounting method may seem complicated, and based on which one you choose, that’s exactly how your finances may end up.